News > World

Indonesian Muslims Open Ramadan With Vaccines and Socially Distanced Prayers

1 month ago   |   By Time

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Muslims in Indonesia began marking Ramadan with communal prayers Tuesday in a socially distanced contrast to the empty mosques of a year ago when Islam's holiest month coincided with the start of the coronavirus pandemic.
COVID-19 cases are spiking in the world's most populous Muslim nation, but vaccines are being administered and the government is loosening restrictions. Mosques were allowed to open for Ramadan prayers with strict health protocols in place, and with malls and cafes open, passers-by could again see curtains shielding the sight of food from people...
Read more ...

 

Muslims open Ramadan with social distanced prayers, vaccines

1 month ago   |   By ABC News

Muslims in Indonesia began marking Ramadan with communal prayers in a socially distanced contrast to the empty mosques of a year ago when Islam's holiest month coincided with the start of the coronavirus pandemic
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   World      Health      Food      COVID-19      Overnight      Wire      International  


Iran's foreign minister cancels visit to Austria after Israeli flag was...

Iran's foreign minister cancels visit to Austria after Israeli flag was flown in Vienna amid Gaza flare-up

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has cancelled his trip to Austria after officials in Vienna raised Israeli flags in solidarity with Tel Aviv during its fight with... Read more ...

1 killed, 4 others injured in South Side shooting

1 killed, 4 others injured in South Side shooting

CHICAGO - A 26-year-old man was shot to death and four other people were injured in a shooting in Chicago's Auburn Gresham neighborhood Saturday morning, according to... Read more ...

SIX children & 2 women killed in Israeli airstrike on crowded Gaza refugee...

SIX children & 2 women killed in Israeli airstrike on crowded Gaza refugee camp - reports

An IDF air raid on a densely populated refugee camp in Gaza has killed at least eight people, the majority of them children, according to multiple reports, as Israeli warplanes... Read more ...

Hundreds of demonstrators clash with Israeli troops amid more Israel-Hamas...

Hundreds of demonstrators clash with Israeli troops amid more Israel-Hamas fighting

Turmoil from the battle between Israel and Hamas spilled over into the West Bank on Friday, sparking the most widespread Palestinian protests in years as hundreds of young... Read more ...

Israeli airstrike reportedly kills at least seven Palestinians in Gaza

Israeli airstrike reportedly kills at least seven Palestinians in Gaza

At least seven Palestinians were reported killed in Gaza City by an Israeli airstrike early Saturday as the worst fighting between Israel and Hamas since 2014 ground on with no... Read more ...

Sabrina Ionescu beats buzzer as Liberty win season-opening thriller

Sabrina Ionescu beats buzzer as Liberty win season-opening thriller

Sabrina Ionescu made a 3-pointer from the wing with less than a second remaining to give the New York Liberty a 90-87 victory over the Indiana Fever on Friday night in the... Read more ...

China lands on Mars in latest advance for its space program

China lands on Mars in latest advance for its space program

In an historic event for its space program, China has put a spacecraft on Mars for the very first time, according to a report from Xinhua News Agency. Read more ...

Chinese lander touches down on Mars in ‘pre-set zone' in Beijing's first...

Chinese lander touches down on Mars in ‘pre-set zone' in Beijing's first mission to Red Planet

China's Zhurong rover has stuck a successful landing on the surface of Mars, according to state media, in the culmination of the country's first independent mission to the Red... Read more ...

Police: 2-year-old girl shot in Little Village

Police: 2-year-old girl shot in Little Village

CHICAGO - A 2-year-old girl has been hospitalized Friday night after suffering a gunshot wound in Little Village. Just before 7 p.m., Chicago police responded to the 2800 block... Read more ...

Matt Gaetz associate Joel Greenberg to cooperate in investigation

Matt Gaetz associate Joel Greenberg to cooperate in investigation

Joel Greenberg, who is expected to plead guilty next week on multiple federal charges, will now be helping federal investigators who are looking into Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz. Read more ...